Just the Facts: In a Legal Dispute, Opinions and Feelings Should Not Cloud the Facts

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire In today’s polarized climate, strong feelings about an issue can result in a lot of heated arguments and opposing viewpoints.  Charged personal opinions or news headlines with accusations can make conclusions based on opinion, and is frequently subject to debate.  While this can create some interesting discussions, or even ruin […]

School Law Alert: Honoring Do Not Resuscitate Orders

By: Lisanne L. Mikula With increasing frequency, medically-fragile students, such as those who have life-threatening conditions or who are receiving palliative care, attend school when possible.   Despite the inherent medical risks which may accompany school attendance, parents and guardians of medically-fragile students, and the pediatric medical professionals who treat them, recognize the benefits of school […]

May A Landlord Sell Its Tenant’s Personal Property to Satisfy Past-Due Rent?

By: Robert B. George, Esquire The Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951 was envisioned by the legislature to afford a complete and exclusive remedy for a landlord seeking to enforce his rights against a defaulting tenant. The Act provides for a statutory lien on a tenant’s goods for rents due up to one year and […]

A Day of Service: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire While many of us are well aware of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, do you know the origins and significance of this holiday?  Below are seven little known facts about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Congressman John Conyers of Michigan spearheaded the movement to establish Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Fair or Foul: Unusual Wage Structure Causes Workers to Yell “Foul Ball”!

By: Lisanne L. Mikula Even in the middle of winter, baseball is never far from my mind. The post-holiday season marks the final weeks of guessing where All Star free agents will land (Bryce and Manny, you’d have a blast hanging out with the Phanatic!), and the start of spring training is just a few […]

Top Ten Reasons To Hire A Lawyer When You Have A Problem

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire Previously I wrote about the top ten reasons to hire a lawyer before you had a problem.  But more often people seek legal representation after a problem arises.  While sometimes it can be due to bad planning, more often unexpected events require immediate legal help.  Unfortunately, too often people wait […]

Protecting Our Elders: PA Supreme Court Rules that State Attorney General’s Claims Under Consumer Protection Law May Proceed Against Dozens of Nursing Homes

By:       Pamela A. Lee, Esquire All people deserve to live their lives with dignity and respect.  But people with mental or physical disabilities –especially our elderly—are particularly vulnerable because they are often unable or unwilling to communicate neglect or abuse at the hands of their caregivers.  The Office of Attorney General (“OAG”) sought to […]

Mold: A Nightmare a Landlord Must Not Hide From

By: Robert B. George, Esquire If you own or manage a rental property in Pennsylvania, a mold problem could present you with costly cleanup and repair bills as well as lawsuits from tenants claiming that the mold made them ill. Accordingly, every landlord should take mold seriously In recent years, medical science has impressed upon […]

Nightmare on HR Street –When Artificial Intelligence Engages in Workplace Discrimination

By: Lisanne L. Mikula, Esquire “I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.” These are the chilling words of HAL-9000, the sentient computer controlling the Jupiter-bound Discovery One, when refusing an astronaut re-entry to his spacecraft in Stanley Kubrick’s film, “2001: A Space Odyssey.”   What makes HAL a great science fiction villain is that […]

Top Ten Ways a Lawyer Can Save You Money

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire Lawyers are usually whom you consider calling when you have a problem.  But did you know that hiring a lawyer before there is a problem can save you time, money and unnecessary aggravation?  While there are some things you can do for yourself and your future without the assistance of […]

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